Abilene Reporter News, February 1, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1962, Abilene, Texas MORNING "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT BIST YEAR, NO. 229 THURSDAY MORNING, PACKS I 9908 xo oo S31VS Press (ff) PAGE ONE Academically, you mighl say the Calvin of Abilene is divided against it- tclf. Dr.'Huckabay Bays lhal is not In fact Inic, hut his household does icpresenl ciosstown edu- calion. Dr. Huckaljay moved lo Abi- lene last summer lo become chairman of 'he English Depart- meiu of Hardin Simmons Uni- versity. Mis, HucKabay is .dso a col- lege teachei at McMuiry. Each day Ihe two go their icparale educational ways Di Huckabay holds bach- elor's dcgicc fiom Louisi.in.i College a master's fiom Tulane and a doctoiate of philosophy tiom Louisiana Stale Umvci- slly Mrs Huckabay lias hei bach- elor's fiom Louisiana College and did giaduate at Mis Eissip'pi Slate, where her hus- band foimeily Uuphl The couple met, Di llucka- bay rcpoits in colleqe She was a student of Ins m Lousiaiw JFK Announces 'I They have one daughter, Mary Virginia, 19 months old. International nolc seen by Ihe Philharmonic crowd as it stumbled past campus con- struction en route to the H-bU auditorium Tuesday night: A two-word sign scrawled on a portion of Ihe new student cen- ter just now coming _oul of the cround, "Berlin Wall." 0 From Director Leo Schecr on down through the'-tiniest'lot Ihe Baptist childrcnVchoir, Ihe peiformeis in the Philharmonic Associalion's .presentalion of Bach's "The Passion According to SI, Matthew" did West Texas proud.> v1 This thtcehom Bach pro- grahi an ambitious lakiAg. But the musicians, bolh voeai and instrumental, came thiough well. Excellent weie the soloists, Martha Pe'iidel, H-SU's Jny Wilkey, Ira Schantz fiom How- ward Coiinty College, Juonita Teal ct al. The orchestra and Ihe com- bined choral groups sounded good and looked good. II was all so impressive that it was refreshing to be remind- ed by one young orchestra member that this was a "grass roots" performance for all. The young man was properly dressed, in lieu of formal clothes, in black suit. But he had forgotten and worn his white gym socks. TPK THRFATENS BRIDGE Huge blocks of ice pile up against Ihe north cud of Ih "ecompton bridge that Bosses the Kaxv River in Kansas The the ice threatened to knock out sevci alp icis supposing the 11 dgc Anothu b idee dossing the Raw River at Eudora, Kan was knocked put by ice fuesday and ice jams along the tivei cause I flooding of lowlands and farms. (AP Wirephbto) White House Help Requested for Bond There's bound to be some winter ahead. This false spring must surely give way to norlh- crs ere the real spring arrives. But the balmy weather of re- cent days is a signal lhal before many weeks there will come Ihose spring rainstorms which will provide the needed soak- ing _ and which will mean Ihe be kept on the jump by a nervous clientele fearful of storms. There'll be those afternoons when panicky palrons C. E. Sitchlcr's Weather Bu- reau phone jangling with pleas for reassurance of safety- There have been many such nfternoons in springs past and a member of the Silchlcr clan tells aboul one of them. Papa Silchlcr came home frav.zlcd from franlic phone calls about a frightening cloud. His clan, as is custom, gath- ered about (lie dinner table, hands clasped, heads bowed, wailing for Falher to say grace. Solemnly Sifchler bowed his head. And sonorously he en- toned, "Wealher DUSSELUORK, Germany (AP) Pfc who leads a dwindling band of soldier musicians has sctil personal appeals to the White House, Capital Hill and the Penta- gon to save his outfit" from ex- linclioii. The private is John-TV Covelli, 25, a concert pianist and conduc. lor of the U.S., 7lh Army Sym jhony Orchestra. The orchestra is he only one of its kind in the Army. 11 was founded in Made up entirely of draftees and en lislcd men, il scored a ..Women dous success with European audi cnccs and boosted America's cul lural prestige abroad. Now (he Army has ordered i disbanded by March 31, in lin with other cutbacks to provid .more manpower for comba groups. Gen. Bruce C. Clark, Arm ommandcr in Europe, explaine hat the Army had dcvclope 'such excellent community rcl ions thai the orchestra now is nilitary luxury rather lhan necessity." Covelli sent one appeal lo pres NEWS INDEX ntial press secretary Pierre ilinger in a last-ditch effort lo ve the Salinger was child prodigy on the piano and ill plays. The young conductor sent (he her appeals to Secretary of the rrny Elvis .J. Stahr ,lr., the resident's Committee on Music nd Cultural Affairs and vari- us congressmen. He said Wednesday only the resident's committee lluis far as acknowledged receipl of Ihe elter. The orchestra lias an authorized trenglh of M men. But no new musicians have been assigned foi ome lime and the number is !own lo about 45. President's Conference Is Unusual By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL WASHINGTON enncdy welcomed Iwo Soviet isitors to his news conference Vednesday, promptly slapped at announced an ivesligalion, of government lockpiliiig a-nd' polenlially "un- onsciormblc profits." Kennedy volunteered word on those three items right at the out- set ot- what was an unusual sort of session, with 420 newsmen. The President had to share Ihe lUcnlion of reporters straining to valch and hear him while they ried also to keep tab on Mr. and Mrs. Alexei I. Adzhubei, Ihe son- n-law anil daughter of Soviet Premier Khrushchev. The news- sen also watched Texas toire- spondent Sarah McCiemJon. The chief news announcement vas that a Scnale subcommittee, vith the cooperation of the ad- An indicated shakcup in person- ,el of Sheriff ,1. D. Woodarri's of ce failed to materialize Wednes Woodard said he ha The Senate brushed aside conflict-of- interest and other charges Wed- nesday and overwhelmingly con- irmed millionaire industrialist John A. McCohe to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency. The 71-12 vote came after three days of speechmaking mainly questioning whether McCone's holdings in shipbuilding and oi companies might interfere with his duties as chief of America's most sensitive information gather 'The conflict may not be real he said, "hut it, is nonelhe- es's a possibility HIJOUI H tiijum v. u v. plans for a grand jury investiga- Soviet newspaper Izveslia, which Ins interview with Ke.l- nedy lasl November. Kennedy at one poinl said Ihert' evidence of a desire of both ..ie Soviet Union and '.he United iStales to come lo an agreement Woodard personally of troubled Laos. nt this time. You might say is a routine investigation. "We have not said there is any fire Todd said. "But a lot of smoke." Woodard snid earlier thai lie "welcome" an investigatio Iii n new twist to presidential news conferences, Adzhubci held an impromptu conference of his own in Ihe snme room, after Ken- nedy finished. "welcome an investigation for agreement on Laosl" and pledged he would "do every- I" thing 1 can lo help." See KENNEDY, 1-3 fi was by newsmen who made him the center ot an im- promptu interview. Kennedy !iad just lold his news conference, thai there has been evidence of Soviet cooperation in cssening the danger of war 'Atlziiubi'l was asked whelhci his luncheon meeting with Ken ncdy Tuesday would help ease tensions between the two nalions "We'll see." he replied. And he said "ask Ihe Presiden about thai" when newsmen quer would provide any I'future understanding. homes arc missed. St. The child struck; when he darted across- Grnpc St., rurmlnfi west lo easl. Driver of the. cur wns Identified by Mar jarcl Monroe Abbe, M26 Cotton wood St. Funeral arrangements fli'e pcml Ing al Klker Whrrcn Home.' i 'V 851 gallons. ConlcmlinB the hoard's order i illegal and void, the suit says Ihe Miller's'Creek prbjecl as pro poseu by.- Ihe water authority i 'economically' unsound." The suit alleges it would plac an "unreasormblo financial bin ;icn" oi) Iljiskoll and on. wale users nhd tnxpnycrs of Haskc nml olhor ciilcs wllhin Ihe wnle "Much more economical" sources of water are available, Iha still Funeral WEATHER S. DEPARTMENT OF CIIMJIKRCI Wr.ATIIKR IWrnllier Mnp, 1'afr- lg-11) AT1ILK.NI-: ANE) VICINITY dl.nllin -1 Mrs) Crmllnucri Mr t-ofil nri (Jays. anil FrJ. In Ihc upper 70s, low Thursday nlghl OAS Nations Condemnation ing agency. Olher senators praised McCone s an able, hard-driving adminis- rator. A lolal of 42 Democrats and 2B Republicans joined in Ihe ipprov- il of President Kennedy's chew to succeed veteran chief Dulles who stepped down ast Nov. 29. Opposed ware 10 Democrats anti 2 Francis Case of South Dakota Kfid Margaret Chase Smil'n of Maine. McCone, CO, a Republican Slid former chairman of Ihe Atomic Knergy Commission, has becnj serving since Novemlwr under n' recess appoinlmcnt. He has held posts in two previous administra- tions. Mrs. Smith, in the fina! debate, .nid she did not consider McCone qualified. She spoke of a lack ol xperience in Ihe intelligence! iclii. Case look up queslions raised] by Sen. Joseph S. Clark, >Pa., who said McCone had nillion worth of stock in Standard Oil of California, one of four By THOMAS .1. STONE (sometimes bitter negoliations, in- PUNTA DEL KKTK. Uruguay m order to Ihe OAS Conn- fi Twenty of Die 21 nations ini jn to act at once board a special jet for Washing _.....rtm. TKXAS: Clpncrally no Important temperature chanc- es TnuriKlny IhrouRh FrLifay, Illch NORTHWEST TBXAS: Hr-nemlly t'lr .nil little chanirt! in leuM'criUure Thurs- day through Friday. IHKh SOUTHWEST TKXAS: Clear In pnrllj cloudy mlltl Thursday UiTOiLgh Krl cloy, lllnh Ttinrso'ay 70-78. Wed. a.m. 38 X M B7 ru 71 7.1 74 'he Organization of American States-all but Cuba-Wednesday night signed an historic doctimcnl condemning Prime Minister Ki- del, Castro's lied Havana regime. President Kennedy in Washing- Ion and Spcrclnry of State Dean Husk here expressed satisfaction vith the outcome. Cuba boycotted the final scs- ion of Ihe conference here, and home began a campaign of lerision for the OAS. expressing dclcrminalion lo go it alone in Ihe isolated embryo of Ihe Communist empire. The final act signed by the "0 intioiis pulled (ho OAS minus s Baylor Counly Is st.uttiwcst of v Wichita Palls. Communist Cuba away from the inter-American system. This step was backed by the 14- nation majority. But all 20 nations that sal here o judge Cuba put Iheir names lo he condemnation of Castro's Marxisl-l.cnimsl regime as in- 0 ne date yrnri flllU suiulia toiluyi Bill, linronic'rr fl( !1 It.rn.l Humidity J lun.i 35 rcr cent. 7J "lid .14. Ulan ami low ind- :uba hack together again in the mutual condemnation of Castro after Ihe United Slales had won only n bnro majority of 14 to boot Cuba out of OAS functions, Uruguay's foreign minister, Ho- mci'o Mavtlnw, Monlcro, then closed the 10-day conference of OAS foroii'ii ministers after the final act wns approved 20-0. The docwiicnl. droll- ed in the heal of prolonged and compatible wilh the American system. II was Ihe slrongest mass denunciation of communism ever adopted at a Western Hemisphere gathering. Castro's delegation walked ou in Ihc closing hours of (he sessioi md Hew off lo Havana. Cuban President Osvaldo Dor icos left behind a claim lhal Ihe outcome meant "a defeat for U.S imperialism" and Iransfonnalio of the OAS into a bloc dominate y U.S. Interests. Martinez Monlcro in his elosin speech said lie hoped nl the ncx conference "to receive Cuba bac and free." With the conference over, th U.S, delegation left by car fo Montevideo 100 miles away ton. have agreed on a very great declared Rusk. As Ihe conference drew towarc close, ripples of reaction spreac hroughout the Western Hem ihcre. In Washington, President Ken- nedy voiced satisfaction at the "vigorous declaration against Communist penetration of this hemisphere." He called il "the first lime Ibo independent American states lave declared wilh one voice that the concept of Marxism-Leninism is incompatible with the inter- system." American companies which the Arabian-American Oil which Clark said has a big stake in. the iWiddlc East. Case snid he wondered whclher McCone could "divest himself of the interest he has in a disturbed world." As CIA director, b? said McCone would have to evaluate (world developments and rccom- In Mexico, one of the six n.i ions of Ihe go-slow bloc that did not support the order for Cuba's expulsion, reaction was mixed, Some newspapers criticized those who had termed Mexico's stand sod and others said the out- come seemed to he a sense of discord among Ihe American na lions. Some observers feared slart of leftist- agitation in the near future. Sen. Robert C. Byrd. D-W.Vn., said McCone sell bolh his Poll Exemptions Clalmti! Total 1961 Polls, Record (19401 En CO.VNVJ.LY Jilay candidate Ed Connally Likely Enlry Reports from around the italij.'J left little doubt this week that Ed Connally. Abilene oilman atSji chairman of Ihe Slate Democratic Executive Committee, would be candidate lor in Ihe May primary. ;g Connally was in New York and unavailable for comment, but he expected to return to Am-., lene Saturday two ahead of the filing deadline for the Demo-.; cralic primary. Friends in Abiler.fi and' the state have revealed' the 52- year-old stale party lafidcr has been considering Ihe rpec. Wed- nesday some-of were sure would become a can- didate for the new congressional post brought about a.4 a result oi the 1060 census which gave Texas its Houst of RcprosohlDlives'.? County Judge Bean El Paso and Warren 0. Moore, Tyler hnvt indicated they i'iould enter -tin race while both Martin Dies Sr, ,T and Martin Jr. of Lufkln

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